tv KRON 4 Morning News KRON December 19, 2011 7:00am-10:00am PST
>>darya: the north korean government says they're for leader died of heart failure and that they are urging their people to rally behind his son who is set to take over. he was promoted to four-star general just before this bill is considered a political novice. the passing of north korea's leader comes as a surprise to much of the world. >> if you look at korean history, at the founding of north korea after world war two, there was a major competition--competition between four different groups. it took two years to
consolidate power and bring in the military. what is the role of the military today? i do not know. are there other relatives who may want power? the majority of analysts are betting that this will be smooth but it will not happen overnight. there could be unexpected events that puts things in a different direction. >>darya: a south korean news agency announced that north korea conducted a short- range missile tests on the very day that his death was announced. south korean military officials cannot confirm the it report right now. they are meeting in an emergency capital-cabinet meeting and have put their home country on high alert. they are technically still in a state of war.
>>mark: we have seen a drop in markets overseas, especially in asia after the news of the north korean leader's death. take a look at the market reaction overseas. in the united states we are getting a little bit of a rebound with modest gains after we saw the dow up over 300 points last week. right now the dow is at 11,908. we are keeping an eye on bay area weather as we head into hanukkah and christmas. >>james: here is the view from the roof camera showing of some of that cloud cover that we see all over the bay this morning. that is is keeping us on a mild side effects of in terms of temperatures. off we are seeing freezing and subfreezing temperatures. cloudy and a mild but sunny. we do have a spare the air day in effect. a
wood burning fireplaces or stoves for the entire today. it could very well be gusty overnight with the possibility of a valley frost as you wake up tomorrow morning. we're keeping a watch on that as well. in terms of temperatures, no where near freezing especially in the north bay where they had been seeing temperatures on hold for weeks. it is able gillian fairfield and concord. everyone should enjoy warmer tenders this afternoon. the fog is not nearly as widespread in the napa valley we are picking up dense fog. we have a 1 mi. or half of the civility defending on where you are. we have some general
haziness there. as for this afternoon, a '50s and low 60s. 58 in hayward and fremont. slightly warmer in san jose, los gatos and morgan hill. we're looking for a '50s-'60s throughout most of the valleys. we have a lot of communities through the san ramon valley with temperatures near 60 degrees. across the north bay, 60 degrees for nevada and napa. everyone just above or below that mark. 56 in downtown san francisco. we have a lot of activity in the pacific of most of it will say well to the north face a high pressure that is blocking us. we have a nice forecast for the week ahead. temperatures will be cold in the morning but the afternoon to look great. saturday and sunday, not that with even a slight warm up. let's find out about traffic with george.
>>george: a good ride around the bay area. we have not tracked in the hot spots yet this morning. we are looking at a pretty good ride into looking at improving conditions at the bay bridge. there was a backup to the middle of the east carbon lot but now it is just the center fastrak lanes that are slow from the middle to the end of the east bloc. very much improved for the westbound bay bridge. on the san mateo bridge, the volume is up but still a good ride as he had over towards foster city. tracking the commute on 101 for marin county, it is an easy trip south out into northbound traffic is very light as well. public transit is enjoying a good ride. no delays or problems to report. the 580 ride is a little slow coming in to look for more out of the altamont pass. it is still lighter than usual this
morning. >>mark: the self a third suspension span ended the news fan of the bay bridge is hitting another milestone. jackie sissel is a live with details. >>jackie: that morning. i am at treasure island looking back at the bay bridge. you can see that they are starting, but that did milestones is a major milestones. here is animation provided to us from caltrans. there are running back main cable, that will start this week. the police are moving the main cable over those catwalks and over the top of the tower itself ended then back around. it will do that several thousand times over the next couple months. will will see the work being done on the bay bridge. they are asking, if you are a computer to the bay bridge, it could be distracting, but keep your eyes forward. they
want to make sure that people are aware of that, they are right before you get to the s curves. the table is almost a mile long. that will make it the single along guests suspension cable of any bridge anywhere. it is 2.5 ft. wide. that will combine 17,000 of these steel wires that are 5 mm wide. it will weigh over 5,000 t when everything is said and done. by the time it is said and done, you could string of those 17,000 cables and it and and it would reach 60 percent of the circumference of the earth. it is a big stepping stone into opening the bridge which will happen sometime in 2013. when all
is said and done, a $6 billion tab. >>justine: we are learning that nissan is recalling nearly 34,000 sonata cars because of a battery cable problem that could cause the engine to stall. this problem affects 2010 and 2011 models that are equipped with this and march 20th ended. nissan says it will replace those battery cables free of charge. they are also recalling more than 28,000 crossover as tvs from the 2011 model year. that car has a problem with the turbocharger bracket that could also called the engine to stall. if you are advised to contact you dealer with any questions. >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes. here is a live look outside from the roof on van ness ave. you can see the fog settling in. we will be right back. aho rob
the >>darya: detectives could be back on the trail of a hell's angel member. it's murder happened at a funeral. members of the motorcycle club were attending the funeral of their san as a leader who was killed in a nevada casino when police say steve ruiz will supply are filling steven tausan at the oak hill cemetery in san jose. will tran is at the san jose
police department with details the. >>will: san jose police have been searching for him since the october 15th. here is his picture. at one point they thought he could be as far away as new york or arizona. the even surrounded a home and stopped hoping he would be inside, but they had no luck. there could be a break in the case as credible evidence says he is back in the bay area. they are not going into details. we're hoping to talk to a homicide detective this morning. if that happens we will give you the latest on this manhunt. saw >>mark: a san francisco philanthropist warren hellman has died at the age of 77. he died yesterday evening from complications with leukemia. he was the founder of hellman and friedman and was known by many as the founder of the hugely popular hardly strictly music festival in golden gate park. officials
>>mark: staff had to fog in the north bay. this afternoon we're looking for cloud cover and fog. a lot of sunshine although it will be cold as we head into the overnight hours. we could very well see frost in the valleys to the east end to the north. we expect temperatures to get back into the 30's tomorrow morning. mostly forties around the bay. fairfield inn and concord in the mid '30's, everyone else in jeweling 40 degree weather. it is a mild starts. the cloud cover is serving as a thermal plant is overnight. we are seeing fog across the north bay. it is not terribly widespread in most locations it is not that
sunshine with dry and mild weather. we could see temperatures in the mid- upper 60s. a little bit of slowing in the center lanes on the approach. your ride on the san mateo bridge has been pretty good most of the morning and a little bit lighter than the last time we checked. it looks very go booths ways eastbound and westbound. the drive time from marin county is under 30 minutes from highway 37 to the golden gate bridge.
>>mark: the house is working on a version, a two month extension of the payroll tax cut for the entire year for. the only have a few weeks. for half turf sphere officials say that countrywide uses a discount program to build relationships with public officials. country now is- just countrywide is now owned by bank of america. faugh thought
>>mark: it is down to crunch time for the holiday shopping season. this was the scene in emeryville. packed with shoppers! this is one of the biggest shopping periods of the year. estimates are that holiday sales will be 3.9% more than last year reaching for the $69 billion. authorities are well aware of the holiday hustle. they're cracking down on drunk drivers as a part of a statewide drug driving
enforcement check furious this past weekend, is san mateo county, 21 people were arrested for driving under the influence. in santa clara county, 36 people were taken into custody. >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes. thank you for waking up with the kron4 months-- figure for looking up with the kron4 morning news. we will be right back. from
>>mark: the north korean government says that their leader died of heart failure. >>mark: san jose police say they have credible evidence that the san jose police are looking for a hell's angel member accused of killing another hell's angels member. >>mark: the self a grin suspension span of the bay bridge is celebrating a milestone as workers are preparing to install the first strand of main cable.
we are keeping our eyes on bay area weather as we had through the week. james fletcher has more. >>james: here is the view from the golden gate bridge. this is what we're seeing for the week ahead. we have a valley frost possible for the next few mornings ferried we are expecting 40 degree weather down towards freezing over the course of tuesday- thursday. mild and the active in all week long. a lot of social and expected return to around 60 degrees. for the holidays, coolly and dry as we make our way through saturday and sunday. more on that in the 7 day around the bay. we have temperatures mainly in the '40's with a couple of exceptions, mountain view at 51. concord and fairfield in the mid-upper 30's. let's
failure. now, officials are looking at the country supporting his son, hopefully. he was one of the world's most repressive leaders. here's a look at what his death means for the future. >>reporter: and for 17 years, he ruled north korea with an iron fist. his father founded the communist nation after world war two. once he died in 1994, he took the reins of power following his father's footsteps of total control over nearly all aspects of north korean life. >> he will be remembered as a person who was responsible for awful things. one of the worst dictatorship's injury and his rebel world history.
>> south korea is right to be on military alert. now is the time to lay low and watch things as they develop. >>justine: here is what is just income of video out of my career as we follow the latest on the passing of the north korean leader. here are hundreds of people visiting a statue of the north korean leader. many peoples of as they started to lay flowers by the statute. people in north korea are mourning the passing. they have taken off
suspension span of the bay bridge underwent a milestone. jackie sissel is out there. >>jackie: um kayla >> let's take a look at the animation provided to us by caltrans. as everyone has seen the tower is up. they have a cat walks up and now you have cables kind of acting as a guideline for the elite. milestones we
have seen. here are some of the facts about the cable, it is a mile long as far as the tower itself. " when it is all said and done, with all those wires and and it would be almost 18,000 mi. long. a huge amount of work is going to be done out here. we are over one year away from seeing the bridge opened. originally at the end of 2013 but they may be able is to push that up slightly. we're looking at a $6 billion tab for this
project. >>darya: this portion of work, they will not have to close any lanes or limit your in that way, are they? hong >>jackie: the catwalks are right here. everything isn't pleased. the cable will run along those lines. regency the existing bridge right there, that is where the cable will wrap around. you can see the traffic going by in the background briefings to the work being done right before the esteban. caltrans is asking commuters and people who ride on the bridge to keep your eyes on the roadway. it is a distraction but please keep your eyes on the roadway. they want as much safety as they can, obviously. theft
tests will >> police believe the steve ruiz was spotted but they are not going into details. investigators have been searching for him since october 15th believing he could of been anywhere from new york to arizona and even days after the murder they surrounded a home in stockton hoping to find him but they did not have any left. at that a phone call into the san jose police department hoping to talk to one of their homicide investigators. as soon as he calls me back i will pass on the latest from this manhunt. will tran, kron4 news. >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues until 10:00 a.m.. here is a live look outside on this chilly monday morning. traffic is moving smoothly. las
visibility. all the rest of the bay area as he saw in the walnut creek shot, clear and hazy conditions. there is a spare the air day in effect for today. we are not expecting a lot of movement with the wind. no fireplaces or wood burning stoves. we will update you tonight if they will extend that into tomorrow. temperatures in the upper 50s to. 58 for hayward and fremont. 60 in los gatos and morgan hill. san jose will come in at 59 degrees. san francisco will be at about 56 with sunny conditions. we will hold on to the sunny conditions for the rest of the week. it will be chilly for the next few mornings. we have a valley frost possible for tuesday- thursday with temperatures getting near freezing. we will start to warmup across
the board during the days and into the evening as we headed to friday, saturday and sunday. let's say good morning to george. >>george: if this is a great morning for traffic. it is likely that this is the week before a holiday so we will be seeing somewhat lighter conditions. that is certainly the evidence at the bay bridge and by virtue of the fact that we are not tracking any hot spots for your drive around the bay area. looked at how light is on the bay bridge toll plaza even with the metering lights active, there are no backups were delays. the ride on the san mateo bridge has been a good one, the volume is up once again. no delays or problems across the stand. the golden gate bridge has been an easy trip all morning long. we will check the north bay ride in just a moment. here is a look at your ride to the east bay. interstate 80 westbound, a very light and easy ride. a little slowing to lafayette but no problems. third is to slow
>>mark: the san francisco 49ers are returning to monday night football taking on the pittsburgh steelers as the 49ers are trying to wrap up a first-round bye week in the playoffs. if van roethlisberger is questionable about flying tonight because of an ankle injury. the teams have not faced off against each other since 2007. kickoff is at 5:30 a.m.. with a rush hour traffic people are divisive- just people are advised to get out early. if they will have pre-game festivities. >>darya: we are back with more in just a couple of minutes. here is a live look outside. there is the
>>mark: there is no rain over the next few days. highs in the low 60s for the middle part of the week with morning lows near freezing. it looks like we could warm up a few degrees as we head towards his messy saturday in christmas on sunday. >>erica: a new study from the journal of pediatrics says by age 23, 41 percent of adolescents have been arrested at least once for something other than a minor traffic violation. pediatricians find this a number alarmingly high end indicate that these arrests indicate something troubling going on in the household. >>mark: we are back in two minutes as the kron4 news continues. here is a live look outside from walnut creek. we have fog and the smog in the air. it is a
>>mark: in north korea, attention is shifting to their next leader, the son of the former leader who died on saturday at the age of 69. the north korean government says that he died of heart failure while carrying out official duties. north korea is urging its people to rally behind his son. he is said to be a political novice because of his age and lack of experience. last year he was reported to a four-star general, seen as a steppingstone for taking over for his father. he is already being called the great successor.
>> will there be stability? will they continue recent efforts of engaging south korea and the united states? they have softened a bit. the question is going to be first will the third son, will he really take power five and will they continue what recently was a relationship with north korea, china and the united states with the new hall half >>mark: award from south korea that north high and gutted a man crew had
>>mark: south korea began high alert as they contain technically in a state of war it 50 years after the cold war. >>justine: here is a new video as we are following the latest out of north korea. you can see from the videos that hundreds of people started to visit a statue of the north korean leader. a lot of people were sobbing as they leave flowers at the base of the statute. there morning the passing of their leader. we will continue to follow the latest on this story and bring you the updated information. >>darya: international stock markets have been jolted by the death of north korea's leader. the death raises the possibility of increased instability in the divided korean peninsula as the regime undergoes a leadership succession. let's take a look at the numbers.
let's take a look at our own stock exchange on wall street, the dow is not doing too much, getting a closer to the 12,000 mark ended trading down by 7.42 flights. >>james: here is a live look out on the golden gate. let's get more of a holiday week forecast the sun is beginning to speak to the clouds. all in all it is not too bad although it is pretty cloudy through most of the bay area. we are watching for that. in terms of whether, here is another view from treasure island looking back at the bay bridge stand. fat and add to fall early in the north bay. we do with look at this
these but it will remain clear as we head overnight. our temperatures are not as as a minute. we have not seen too much in the way of warming just yet. the son has been up for less than an hour. until we burn of cloud cover we will not see the numbers move. we have a fault, it generally in the no. 8. i is hazy of their near catalan santa rosa. we are dealing with intense fog and visibility under a quarter of a mile at times. in terms of this afternoon, take a look. we will be in
the upper 50 and up for 60 range as long hold on to a fairly consistent weather pattern. santa rosa will be the ones fog coming in at about 62. the wide view on the satellite shows the clouds of vs fees beginning to exit. fill looks like we have some nice conditions set up for the rest of the week. for now, let's get an update on traffic. for that we will see it morning to george. >>george: we're looking at a good ride on bay bridge with no problem ernst's julie of look at how light the traffic is. we had a minor back up from the middle east parking lot, but no longer. your ride on the san mateo bridge looks good. light traffic on the right side of your screen. that is the
westbound commute direction. here is the golden gate bridge, as was conditions with light traffic southbound and an even wider ride northbound. a quick check on the traffic maps showed a rise in the east bay will start with alameda and contra costa counties getting a little bit slower for the trip to the san ramon valley but no major problems there. the all to my house looks good. in the south bay, smooth conditions, especially for interstate 280 and highway 85 all the way out to mountain view. the north bay ride is a little slow but the drive times are still under 35 minutes for your commute to the golden gate bridge. >>mark: another big step on the eastern span of the bay bridge. jackie sissel is live on a treasure island with details.
>>jackie: your work will look like a desert stringing this cable. it right hon the, the catwalk in the the guy i'm that will send the cable over the top of the tower in and around the suspension bridge itself. this is the biggest part of the radical several months. we're waiting to hear back from caltrans set along this will actually take. you can see the process that will be going on over and over again and can carry this is the cable that will hold up the entire bridge. it is a big deal. without this, obviously the project goes nowhere. let's take a look at some of the details of the cable. plus a mile long
and. to 5 ft. wide with 17,000 steel wires. each of those wires is a 5 mm thick. it will weigh over 5,000 t when everything is said and done free if caught it will reach almost 15,000 mi.. a huge part of this project. we are still looking for this project to be done in 2013. caltrans is asking people to pay attention to the roadway. you will be able to see the police in the cables being strong on the catwalks. they're asking people to keep their eyes forward and on the bridge. >>darya: the time is 80 8:00 a.m., we are back with more in a couple of minutes. we want you to know that sfo has experienced some delays
known by many as the founder of the bluegrass music festival at golden gate park. >> we have lost a one-of-a- kind true hero. officials last thursday renamed the speed with metal and golden gate park, the site of the bluegrass festival as hellman hollow. if >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes furious here is a live look at the golden gate bridge street is still great out there. will be right back.
>>darya: san jose of their lives could be on the trial of the hell's angels member accused of killing a fellow member. jackie sissel hat-- will tran @ milius. >>will: police are not going into details although they say the suspect was saw the series this could be a huge break for investigators. investigators believed that he could've been anywhere from new york to arizona and even days after the murder,
they surrounded a home in stockton hoping to find him, but no luck. i put a phone call into this and as a police department holes in to talk to one of their homicide investigators. as soon as he calls me that i will pass on the latest. >>mark: here is another check on bay area whether fear the son is trying to break through the fall siri james fletcher has more on what to expect. >> this is a view from the 680 camps. normally traffic is snaking through the valley, it is hard to make it out in this shot. comedy and a mild conditions off, sending this afternoon. we will get some sunshine out there and we do have a spare the air day in effect for today. netflix burning stoves and fireplaces. valley frost is a big possibility. there, you saw the fall. san francisco is
not so bad. we have sunshine hitting the buildings in san francisco. in another couple of hours we should see most of the fog gone. right now we are doing all right. mild weather throughout the bay area, mostly forties although santa rosa has dropped under 40 degrees. depending on where you are, you are either warming slightly or cooling slightly. big factor for you will be how thick the cloud cover is in your area. a wide view on the satellite shows if we're very much in the clear for this afternoon. we have cloud cover to the north with some
instability but most of that should stay well to the north. we're looking for a nice afternoon temperatures hovering around 60 degrees give or take a few degrees. 59 in san jose. as for the valleys to the east, the san ramon valley and the livermore valley and out to the dollar, upper 50s and low 60s. that will be this day forecast for the north bay carried a lot of sunshine. your 7 day around the bay shows just that. tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday, cold in the morning but decent in the afternoon. it looks like this week we could be warming up into the mid '60s. that will be nice. let's find out about half with george to. >>george: it has been a quiet and easy ride around the bay area all morning long. we will start our bridge check your at the bay bridge toll plaza. look at how light it is. it was the outcry, almost like a sunday morning for your commute to the upper deck. easy traffic
across the bridge as well. the san mateo bridge ride has been problem free of. off here is our camera at the toll plaza looking westward. it is a smooth commute both ways. the golden gate bridge, we have not seen any problems there this morning various lighter than usual traffic in the southbound direction. we will pick up the traffic maps now for a book at speeds around the. look at the 680 ride ferries concord walnut creek, no delays the period from pinole to berkeley, hercules to berkeley, an easy trip, 16 minutes. the south bay freeways look great. we are not looking for any delays on 280. 85 looks great all the way up to the 280 interchange and then you'll see increased speeds as you head out of cupertino. here is the right on 101 from orange county. less slow traffic and when last we checked. it is a little sluggish into nobody coming
down from the county line towards reliefs and then from st. vincent drive down to freda's parkway, more slowing but still an easy drive time out of novato for the southbound traffic. >>mark: we are following the latest out of egypt. three more protesters have been killed in the fourth day of violent clashes between protesters and army soldiers. here is the latest video from cairo. if faw fifth the protesters all died of gunshot wounds. clashes have been raising cents friday in and around to rear square feet. since for the military's heavy- handed crackdown is over protesters who are demanding that the ruling military council step aside and hand power to a civilian government immediately. out of the philippines, officials are organizing the first mass burial for nearly 700 victims who died in the
recent flooding fifth caused by tropical storm. the first real of 50 bodies but many are resisting masked cereals. the death toll is near 700 with hundreds more still missing. >>darya: let's check the big board as stocks have been up and then down a little bit here on the news of the north korean role. right now the dow is off by 36 points. will be right back. but
>>mark: house republican leaders have rejected the latest payroll tax cut bill approved by the senate that would have had to percent more and every worker's paycheck. instead, they said they want to write their own versions. the house of representatives return to work today. they cast a two month extension for in january and february and and a left town. the senate bill would cut payroll tax benefits for about 1.8 million americans and avoid cuts in payments to doctors but it was only through february. the house is working on extension that will last all for next year. >>mark: in the meantime for
members of the house of representatives received discounts from the former countrywide financial corp. kif fed chairman of the house oversight was not named but sent a letter to the ethics committee asking for an investigation. countrywide uses its discount program to build a relationship with officials and others but countrywide has since been sold to bank of america. >>darya: an investigator testified that he found more than 10,000 diplomatic table and other sensitive information on one computer used by private bradley manning. lawyers intensive cross-examine. >>mark: here is a live look at the bay bridge. we're
>>darya: 8:29 a.m., let's get a look outside to see how things are looking in san francisco. thank >> here is the view from the treasure island location looking out towards the span of the bay bridge. he could see the sun peeking through this. the site has improved quite a bit. walnut creek is the exception. we're getting some fall out there, they continue to be dealing with have fog this morning. mostly sunny this afternoon and temperatures in the low 60s. clear and cold conditions sennight. by tomorrow morning he could be seeing some frost if you live in the valleys if fox and earthquake this morning in the last 6:00 a.m.. we had a 3.1 strike near the geysers. not much damage or injuries. thank if he felt any shaking, that is what happened. here is where the fog is right now your if
widespread, 2-5 mi. visibility with dense fog near vallejo in the napa valley. visibility is down under a half mile. temperatures are mild to start this morning with mostly forties across the bay, a couple of exceptions. most of the bay area is enjoying a mild start things to the cloud cover over night. once those clouds break you'll see temperatures what rise in if ultimately level out. for fifties through hayward and fremont. we're looking for 60 near oakland and down in near los gatos in morgan hill. if you live in the valley or delta you can expect temperatures at 50, 59 or 60 degrees. the same trend for the north bay. fifth if you will be in san francisco expect mid-60's in plenty of sunshine. if we
will hold on to the stable forecast into the holiday weekend. about, and christmas the everyone celebrating, we're looking at really pleasant weather. if you're willing to be here around the bay, nice conditions would temperatures in the mid- upper 60s. that is sure whether now on to traffic. >>james: and was just checking the camera and traffic maps. it is a really great ride. we have not tracked a hot spot yet this morning., san mateo bridge, highway 92, there is a little congestion right as you leave the toll plaza. otherwise it is a smooth and easy trip furious also your commute for the golden gate bridge, looked at how light
it is in both directions but especially southbound which would be the commute direction. looks at the traffic maps you will see improving conditions as we talked about. look at the right on 680. it has cleared out headed into alamo. 80 is almost like a picnic, 80 westbound. off looking at the commute on highway one hall on the northbound, no delays out of the coyote valley as you head towards sunnyvale. the north bay, slow traffic south of 37 in. nfl. >>mark: north korea's new leader, the son of the former leader who died on saturday at the age of 69. >>darya: cluster sell all
>> they have people who cross the border, bob did down there are right next to china. there are a lot of players including tokyo. >>mark: we have seen major famine going on in north korea, is there any thought that there could be a popular uprising? >> there is always the possibility. fifth there are sections of the north that have always been worried. adorable the sexist half the are the better off of all of those people. >>darya: thank you for your perspective. we are waiting for word from the obama administration. >>mark: stocks have reacted
to the news of his death. on wall street we started off with a short rally. the dow was up and now down 40 points. the dow is at 11,825. >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes. we are seeing skies clear up over san francisco. you can still see the clouds hanging over the top of the transamerica pyramid. we have clouds over as a fall in the fog that is causing some slight delays. right now the arrival delays are 53 minutes over sfo. in oakland and san jose, everything is running on time.
>>darya: the self and anchored suspensions ban on the bay bridge is celebrating a milestone. it all starts today as workers are installing the first strand of the main cable. jackie sissel is out there live talking about the work. people will definitely noticed the work but caltrans is telling people to look away. >>jackie: that is the idea. it is right before you get to the as turn on the western side of the bay bridge, on the west out the side of the bay bridge. they definitely want you to pay attention to the roadway and not the work that is being done. here is a look at the animation provided to us by caltrans. everything is in fleas, you have the guide wires, the police and the catwalks. it is going to hold that main cable over
the top of the tower and back down the other side, wrapping it around the bridge itself. that will be done several thousand times over the next several weeks and months. yes, people will notice the works but caltrans is asking motorists to keep their eyes on the road. this is a big deal. this project will take a tremendous amount of effort and time but when they are done, the cable will be amazing. it is going to be the longest single cable holding of a bridge anywhere in the world. it will be almost a mile long. 2.5 ft. wide. 17,000 steel cables inside of that. it will weigh over 5,000 t. if you leave those wires and to and you're looking at almost 15,000 mi. worth of wires. it is a big deal. we have been waiting for the bay bridge to open. we are still over a year away from its
opening. originally the end of 2013. they said they may be able to push that time table up a little bit but when everything is said and done you're looking at a price tag of about $6 billion for the entire project. >>darya: how long will it take for them to finish this cable portion? >> i put a couple of phone lls and already this morning to get an answer and i have not got any response back. i know that it will take them a while. it will take their time and do it right. as soon as we get a number we will pass that along. >>mark: lee will be right back as the kron4 news continues. here's an update on bay area weather and traffic. here is a live look from wall street with the dow sliding down 55 points.
protests to seek out what they are saying is continued harassment. the event is scheduled for 430 pm siri if people attending are asked to bring the umbrellas. religious leaders of the movement were cited by police who put umbrellas on the ground at frank ogawa plaza there. >>mark: san francisco police are holding a community meeting this afternoon to discuss last wednesday's fatal officers involved shooting at market in the third street. the man later died from his injuries and police say he fired at them after a traffic staff the officers were not injured. >>darya: one person was killed and four people tran three separate shootings that have been here the weekend in oakland. the latest one happened yesterday afternoon. that shooting was in the 2300 short-haul this excise
>>darya: a mysterious death discovered on friday local homicide. hoccleve >>mark: here is a livelihood from the golden gate. >>james: here is the view from walnut creek clear we are not seeing this fog everywhere. we are showing you what it is like over san francisco. a mix of blues guys and minor cloud cover.
patchy fog is still the heart of the forecast. mostly sunny this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 50s generally and this evening temperatures will drop back to the 30's near freezing the. a clear night and the possibility of frost for the inland valleys. here is the fog. we have a widespread light fall. 2-5 mi. visibility indicated in a white. in napa valley and down near vallejo visibility is under a mile. the central valley is pretty bad from sacramento all the way past the of the ice 5 corridor. temperatures are mild to start. this afternoon we will be in the upper 50s and low 60s. we are looking for
60 near los gatos and morgan hill. the san jose, 59. upper 50s to of many inland valleys. 60 degrees will be a common theme. downtown san francisco should be at about 56. plenty of sunshine. the satellite radar shows and the instability is well to our south. pretty stable weather going forward not only for today but for the rest of the week. tuesday- friday we're looking pretty good with a lot of sunshine. term refers will be pretty level run around 60 degrees. let's get a check on top that with george. >>george: we're looking at a good ride around the bay area. we are not tracking
and the hot spots. the traffic is light on the bay bridge toll plaza with no problems or delays as you approach or drive across the upper deck westbound. the san mateo bridge highway 92 is an easy commute as well with light traffic in both directions. the westbound side is almost as light as the non commute direction. fear is your golden gate bridge ride with no problems northbound or southbound. the commute is already over. the traffic maps are showing in nothing in the way of significant delays. we did just their report of a fogged advisory for the richmond san rafael bridge. has not slowed the traffic any. sensors are showing goodspeed's in both directions. a dense fog adviser for the san mateo bridge. in the newsroom, here is the latest with justine waldman. >>darya: a saudi arabian
prince is investing a combined $300 million into twitter. this comes after months of negotiations. it is unclear how much of the social media site the principal control or if there will be any changes in store for twitter. >>darya: we are back with more in a couple of minutes. here is a live look outside and san francisco. sunshine of the james lick. we will be right back. within half
>>mark: the raiders a blow a 13 point lead losing to the detroit lions. the game ended with a touchdown pass to calvin johnson with 39 seconds remaining. with seconds remaining in the game, sebastian jankowski made a 65 yd field goal that was a lot. it would have been the longest in nfl history. the raiders are now at 7-7. one game out of the playoffs. >>darya: the big movies at the box office over the
weekend, sherlock holmes, the sequel did not do very well compared to the first ones. it debuted in the top spot making $40 million over the weekend. the last time, when the first one came out years ago it made 62.3 million. allen and the chipmunks made the no. 2 spot. the third most popular movie was mission impossible goes to a protocol. that was third at the box office. >>mark: we're back into minutes as the kron4 news continues. >>darya: here is a look at the big board. the dow was off by 50 points trading at 11,808. we will be right back.
the leader of the north korea has died after suffering a heart attack. north korea is urging the country to stand behind his son. datum the bottom line is, if you look at her early in history, that founded the no. 3 after world war two, there was a major competition is leased for differences pine he only had
to buy out the military to make sure that things went well. are there other relatives or other entities that want power? we do not know. the majority of analysts are thinking that this will be fairly smooth but it will not happen overnight. there could be unexpected events that turned things in a different direction. >>darya: north korea did conduct a short-term range missile tests on the very day that his death and was announced during if officials are still meeting and trying to confirm that. you can see that the president held a number colored her grand peninsula technically is in a state of war how area >>justine: we're getting video into the newsroom of
north korea where people are mourning the loss of their longtime leader. here, you can see thousands of people visiting a statute of the north korean leader. many cried in the last flowers. there are so many people they're placing flowers. >> we saw big drops especially in south korea on their markets. we had an early rally on wall street. the dow is now-down 51 points to 11,008 have 14. >>darya: here is a look at weather. the sun is coming out almost everywhere. fifth
>>erica: here is a look from walnut creek. it is sock in with all. a soggy start to the morning for many locations. we are seeing sunshine in places like downtown san francisco. the fog should actually be out of our here as we move closer to the 10:00 a.m. hour. sunny conditions into the afternoon but a quick reminder that it is a spare the air date. finn wins will be guessing over my with frost a possibility. let's take a look at fog tracker 4, the visibility chart is showing exactly how does it is and where the fault is located. the light break indicates a two-5 mi. of visibility through stretches of 101. this is particularly evident in the north bay in the east bay. the good news is temperatures are running on the mild side. for the most part everyone in the 40's. upper 30s in places like santa rosa and fairfield. downtown fairfield is already at the
40 degree mark. as we see where the temperatures will go to the afternoon, for the most part slightly warmer compared to yesterday. a mixture of upper 50s and low 60s. for the most part we will see a lot of sunshine and the low sixties in the south bay. as we slide the maps to the north bay we have 60 degrees on tap for santa rosa. the kron4's 7 thereof of the forecast shows a string of sunshine into the rest of the work weekend into the weekend theory for the most for temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. a little bit of a warming trend fury if the time right now is nine 04 a.m., let's get a check of traffic in parts. off horselaugh holidays are
having an impact around the bay area. like a little traffic all morning long. we are not tracking and the hot spots if fear is a look at cornell on a list. build bathtubs, delays or waiting for the wets felt right. the san mateo bridge and if it is already down. take a look at how light the traffic is. we are problem free whether you are eastbound for westbound. the golden gate bridge 101 northbound and southbound, light traffic in both directions. release, the only things to caution you about is a fog advisory's. thank there are no problems for release of berkeley.
>>mark: another milestone in the work of a easton's fan of the bay bridge. there won't start running the cables finally. jackie sissel is live what to the start of the work on for charlotte. >>jackie: i think i see some of the work starting. let's take a look at the animation provided to a by caltrans. this is the main cable that will be installed over the next couple of months. as you can see, they have the guidelines of into the catwalks. they obviously have the tower as well. but
foley will pull the cable over the top of the tower in the back down the other side how around the bridge itself. this is a huge project. a huge milestone. for the cable is absolutely amazing. let's take a look at some of the numbers in the details about the cables. it is 2.5 ft. wide. over seven south of steel wires 5 mm thick. they hold a tremendous amount of wheat. when it is all said and done you're looking at about 5,000 t of cables stretched out. if
and our growth. the death toll is now at 14. here is call lasted three protesters were killed by gunshots. there are some of the soldiers standing over the body of one of the protesters. the military's heavy-handed crackdown is on protesters demanding that the flying military council stand-downs' curious in the philippines the death toll continues to rise from flooding. 700 who comes have been swept to their deaths how funeral parlors are full. this started burying victims in as many people are now resisting the mass burials as having that bodies be held until relatives can claim them. hundreds are still missing. >>darya: 9:16 a.m., let's get a check on whether. for
many people it is a vacation week headed to christmas. cost xi >>erica: overnight, career as cold conditions. since its cyclical are fog tracker 4 showing exactly what the visibility is to where the fog is around the bay area. actually books like it is built in intensity in the north bay to portions of santa rosa where the red on the screen indicate the visibility down to the fore of a mile. sections of 101
could certainly be dangerous. it looks like the fog will clear out. right now we have temperatures of the mild side. that is definitely good news. tests 47 in redwood city. 49 in mountain view. as we check out where the temperatures will go during the rest of the day, future cast 4 shows everyone in the 40's and 50's. as we turn our attention to the afternoon highs, the slight green indicates low 60s especially in the north bay. your satellites and radar shows high pressure over the bay area. it is being agile
hollis and once off jehovah's millions of americans. the bill was only for two months. the house is now working on a bill to extend the payroll tax cut for all of next year. if nothing is done in two weeks, all americans will see to for some less in their cages. >>mark: for members of the house of workers and is received discounted loans from the former countrywide financial corp. kabila's
dealing with dense fog. in portions of the north bay the read on this green indicates less than a quarter mile for portions of santa rosa and. for visibility is the story through now, vallejo, fairfield and concord. into the afternoon we will expect sunshine. temperatures coming up in my next report. >>darya: new this morning, nissan is recalling about 3400 thefts excuse me, that is 34,000 compact cars. there is a battery cables called this the cause the engine stalled if the problem will affect 34,000 cars. 2010 and 2011 models centrist. nissan says it will replace the battery cables clean of charge. nissan is also recalling more than 28,000 small crossover suvs. the 2011 model year. a turbocharger problem can cause the engine to stall.
>>mark: warren hellman died yesterday evening from complications with with the yen's year if food was the founder of a private fly her affair of for that he is best known as the founder of the partly as a fleet of bluegrass music festival. the mayor released a statement zanesville never forget his cousin of the common sense of humor with an all his love for san francisco and enduring faith. saugh >>mark: of warren hellman was 77. we will be right back. netflix and half
died on saturday after 17 years of power. the government said that he had heart failure while on a train trip over the weekend. san jose police say that they have credible evidence that they held angel member wanted in the killing of another hell's angel member is in the san jose area. he was spotted in san jose on late friday or saturday. the east and span of the bay bridge is celebrating a milestone of workers are preparing to install the first strands of the main cable. >>darya: let's get a look at the weather to. if we have a little bit of fog. sfo is a little bit soft in. >>erica: we are still seen delays there. erica by the
afternoon, a lot of cell line. temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. a dry weather pattern not only for today and the next couple of days but into the christmas weekend as well. here is a look at fog tracker 4. compromises visibility under a quarter of a mile for portions of santa rosa and entire stretches of highway 101. if certainly be aware of that as you are out on the roadways. hazardous driving conditions. no. santa rosa is in the upper 30's. take a look at places like downtown san francisco, oakland and redwood city sitting at 47. by 11:00 a.m. the blue indicates a mixture of fifties and forties. my
2:00 p.m. flee will see glenn forces of the north bay indicating temperatures below '60s, authorities throughout most of the bay area. here is a breakdown of your expected highs the neighborhood by neighborhood. >> 56 expected for downtown san francisco. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows a lot of sunshine and very few clouds for the rest of the work would with temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. the good news is, as we move in closer to the weekend and the christmas holiday, we will see much more sunshine for and temperatures running slightly warmer.
>>george: and the backup is maybe-just the back of rigid the middle of the east parking lot. there are no delays eastbound or westbound. the golden gate bridge commission has been pretty good also. as you can see, it is a little bit of haze. it is hard to imagine why. the chp did issue a fog advisory for one bay area bridge. it was here at the richmond-san rafael bridge. light conditions for traffic on 680 in a southbound direction. they smoked meat for the dublin interchange. have looking at
yourself any of, like traffic on all the south bay freeways. no delays or problems to show your drive. >>darya: new this morning, the work that is happening on the bay bridge is starting today. 10th a milestone for the new bay bridge, the first strand of the main cable has been installed. >>jackie: we have an animation provided to us by caltrans. this is a better view of what it will look like. the only is pulling
the cable long over the top of the catwalk miriam it on the other side of the bridge. this is what the bridge project is about harry and with everything said and done, this will be the longest bridge of this sort. this cable is a really big hill. it is almost a mile long furious 2.5 feel like. over 17,000 steel cables. there are 5 mm thick. when everything is said and done, 5,000 t a table. i do not know how long this will take, most of the work is done before you
get to the as turn on the bridge itself. they really want people to pay attention and keep their eyes on the road and not on the work being done. this is diving the eye on the project to the car as it is a full to be done at the end of to call 13.--the project is supposed to be done by the end of 2013. sixth of the >>mark: national tx--the leader of north korea died on saturday. his son is
expected to take over. many are still mourning the death of the leader. his funeral is expected to be held next wednesday. world governments are viewing his death with optimism, a possible destabilizing moment as power passes to his son and an opportunity for a new diplomatic start. a south korean news agency announced that north korea conducted a short-range missile test the day that if he died.
whether congress will stay and do its work or go on vacation. i expect that the hall will disagrees with the senate amendment and instead of--and instead will formally go to congress. we can resolve differences between the two hills. i expect the house to take up legislation that reinforces the need to extend its payroll tax relief for a full year rather than just two months. all this will provide certainty for job creators. >>justine: this could put an extra $1,000 a year into american families' pockets. we will let you know what happens with this important vote. i >>darya: in a news around the bay, one person was killed and four people injured in three separate shootings over the weekend in oakland. the latest one happened yesterday afternoon in the 2300 block
of high street. two people were shot with non-life threatening injuries. the day before, on saturday night, two people were shot in the fall of the block of seventh street. saturday afternoon, a man was shot and killed in the 2600 block of fruitvale avenue. police have no suspects in the shootings. foster city police have concluded a mysterious death that they discovered on friday is a homicides. a body was found in the home in the 600 block of waterbury lane. police declared suspicious and are investigating a number as a homicide. it is foster city its first since a january of 2006. >>mark: san francisco police are holding a community meeting to discuss last wednesday's fatal officer involved shooting at market and friend streets. the man later died of his injuries and officer's state that the man fired at them after a traffic stop. there were no officers injured. the community meeting will be held at the police station
at 4:00 a.m.. if >>darya: six men are in custody after park police say shots were fired at officers yesterday early in the morning at around 1 a.m. on holly ford avenue in menlo park. police received a tip that someone was there with a gun. when they got there, there were six people, one of them all the fire. they did arrest six people in recover five guns including two rifles. one of the sussex suffered minor injuries hists >>james: here is another update on the weather forecasts. >>erica: the temperatures post in the afternoon we will see temperatures in the upper 50s and low 66 as we head into the overnight hours, clear and cold conditions will persist if with valley frost possible. you will see that in your
extended forecast. right now, allow to turn our attention to fog tracker 4. within the past hour we have made several improvements. take a look at places like santa rosa and stretches like highway 101, visibility is down to the core of a mild. it looks like everywhere else around the bay area is clear with sunshine and temperatures are mild side. for the most part of this as in the '40's and up for thirties. here is a look at mountain view. 47 is the common number for downtown san francisco, oakland and restless city. through the afternoon we will see a lot of sunshine and slightly warmer conditions compared to yesterday. third sets hist our base stores will see upper 50s intercooler along the coastline. hot in the
north a mixture of upper 50s and low 60s. 60 is the common number for napa, nevada and richmond. a degree cooler in downtown san francisco. satellite and radar shows clear conditions over the bay area. we do have high pressure was us. it looks like that will be the case as we head into the next several days. plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the low 60s. take a look at your weekend, saturday and sunday. closer to christmas, mid-60s. near freezing temperatures, especially inland. let's get a final check on tropical towards. >>george: it is ending the way it began, without any problems or hot spots in without any delays. we have light traffic approaching the toll plaza. an easy ride across the upper deck and no delays as you get into san francisco. looking at your
commute on highway 92, the san mateo bridge, it is a late free an incident free. the same can be said for the golden gate bridge ride. it looks good with very light traffic especially in the southbound direction. we have a fogged advisory in place for the richmond san rafael bridge. as you heard erica talk about, and the north bay there are foggy conditions. >>mark: the sand francisco 49ers are taking on the pittsburgh steelers tonight. the 49ers are trying to wrap up a first- round bye week in the playoffs. van roethlisberger is zeit still out with an
ankle injury. kickoff is slated for 5:30 p.m. to. their raiders blew a 13 point lead with 7 minutes ago in the fourth quarter. they lost to the detroit lions. carlsbad costs >>mark: had acted in made it would have been the longest field goal in nfl history. the raiders remained a game out of the playoffs. >>darya: we are back in just a couple of minutes with more. let's get a live look outside from the mt. tam
>>mark: how are watching wall street, bank stocks are leading the dow lower. we started with an early rally credit now we are down 43. the dow jones standing at 11,823 following last week were the dow lost over 300 points. >>darya: a lot of people checked out movies over the weekend. number one was sherlock holmes. they did not make quite as much as the first movie. the first
one made 62 million, this one may 40 million. alvin and the chipmunks, the reviews on that are fantastic. second place, mission impossible xi sure. >>mark: the weather forecast looks good if you month highs in the mid-60s if not hall and matt gearhart >>darya: that is there this morning. had it weekend. we will see you back here beginning at 4:00 a.m.. >>mark: dr. phil is coming up next.